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Intronis Introduces ECHOplatform Winter Release ‘15
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Intronis, Inc., a backup and data protection solutions provider, announced today the Winter Release ’15 of ECHOplatform, which offers the broadest range of backup and disaster recovery for SMBs “Intronis is continually looking for ways to simplify the backup and recovery processes our partners use, and the 2015 Winter Release is another dramatic step forward,” says Chuck DeLouis, vice president, product management, Intronis.  “The Intronis ECHOplatform offers one of the fastest recover time objectives in the industry, while at the same time offering channel partners greater flexibility i...
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Next Office 365 Community Workshop – March 26 NYC
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 The caravan continues with our first east coast meeting being held end-of-March in Manhattan. This is the mid-point of our current independent Office 365 workshop road show. If you are not aware – be sure to mark your calendar to attend the *independent* Office 365 community meeting and workshop on March 26th in the New York City area. We expect an overwhelming response and we are limiting enrollments to 100-attendees, so sign-up today (we have over 75 already committed). Pictured: Last week’s tour stop in Irvine, CA Learn more here: o365tour.smbnation.com.
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Snom Partners with Dallas Disty to Expand Reach in Canada
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snom Technology recently announced that it has partnered with Dallas, TX-based telephony distributor, ABP Technology, to expand the snom reach into Canada. ABP Technology has been a long-time snom Gold Partner.
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YouMail Completed Round of Series B Funding to Expand Customer Base
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YouMail recently announced that it has completed a Series B funding round for $5.5 million. I had the chance to speak with company CEO Alex Quilici, who went over a bit about his company, and how they were able to leverage the recent JOBS act. To start, YouMail is a provider of cloud-based telecom services for SMBs. They currently have just over 6.5 million registered users of a personal assistant app to help users manage incoming phone calls. Features include visual caller ID, personalized smart greetings, cloud storage and access to messages cross-platform.
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Insights into 2015 Top Cloud Tech Concerns from Insight Enterprises
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Technology provider Insight Enterprises, Inc. today released a list of businesses’ top five concerns as they consider moving to the Cloud. “Businesses are asking the right questions about how the Cloud will work across infrastructure, platforms, and applications, and many are starting to embrace the efficiencies and potential benefits from improved agility, greater employee collaboration, and reduced IT complexity,” said Harish Krishnamurthy, senior vice president, Insight Cloud Services. “However, we are still seeing adoption apprehension because of concerns surrounding security and data m...
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DataMotion Survey Reveals Security Threat: Employees
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DataMotion announced today results from its third annual survey on corporate email and file transfer habits, revealing a significant amount of security risk occurring within organizations. Though almost 90 percent of respondents affirmed they have security and compliance policies in place, policies often aren’t enforced and more than 75 percent of respondents said employees at least occasionally violate policy. “Though the survey shows us there is year-over-year growth in the number of companies putting security and compliance measures in place, the widespread security risks occurring are ...
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Constant Contact Data Reveals New Information about SMB Email Marketing Success
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Constant Contact, Inc. recently announced the results of a report on what makes SMBs respond to email marketing. The company watched the traffic of 2.1 million emails, all sent to 100+ people, over the last 13 weeks, and found a sweet spot of images and text to increase overall click-through-rate (CTR). “Click-through rates are perhaps the truest measurement of the quality of an email’s content and its effectiveness as a marketing tool,” said Christopher M. Litster, senior vice president, sales and marketing at Constant Contact. “Regardless of industry or customer base, click-through rates co...
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Guest Blog: Better Call an MSP Part 2: Hiring Long-Term, Effective Employee Talent
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By Raymond Vrabel, Director, Technical Account Management, Continuum Managed IT Services The second installment of a new monthly blog series offering tips and best practices on various ways MSPs can help their SMB clients work through the most challenging daily business issues. Last month, I opened my blog series for this year, known as “Better Call an MSP,” with a call for content and ideas. We want to hear from you, the members of our MSP community, about some of the more pressing issues facing your business. In speaking with some of Continuum’s partners at our recent Partner Advisory...
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Autopilot Announces Multi-Channel Marketing Platform
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After four weeks of beta testing, Autopilot announced today a multi-channel marketing platform designed to help companies automate customer touchpoints and create personalized buyer experiences in online, offline and mobile channels. Digital marketing is currently divided between email software solutions and marketing automation solutions, a division that makes solutions inaccessible or ineffective for marketers and their consumers.
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Revisiting Partnerships: IAMCP
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For many years, I’ve watched from afar as the IAMCP has “hung in there” through various Microsoft generations. I was active in the late 1990s, when I worked at Clark Nuber, a Pacific Northwest accounting firm that had a robust Great Plains accounting practice. Fast forward the movie to present times, and we’re working closer with the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IACMP) than ever before. It serves all parties well. Pictured: Long-time Microsoft SMB executive Arnie Mondloch speaks to the monthly Puget Sound IAMCP lunch meeting. Readers will remember Arnie from his le...
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Corporate IT Solutions Announces Availability of DaaS Offering
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Technology solutions provider Corporate IT Solutions announced today general availability of pCloud Workspace, a desktop-as-a-service offering that combines cloud flexibility and agility with stability and management of an enterprise application. “With the rapid growth of mobile technologies and remote workforces, easy and secure access to enterprise applications and data from any device has become essential to organizational productivity,” CIO Jeffrey Boardman said. “Existing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) offerings have failed to meet many organizational needs due to their high cost...
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